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a new petition. cbs reporter elizabeth wenger is live at city hall to explain how this may be planting the seed for a future recall against sheriff ross mirkarimi. >> reporter: good afternoon. that's right. there's actually a meeting being held now in the mayor's office at city hall. it's about the citywide effort to stop domestic violence called peace at home. it's about putting up billboards, bus ads, talking about putting a stop to this. folks like the mayor and the district attorney, who are actually heading this meeting, have been talking a lot recently about curbing ross mirkarimi's power on different domestic violence issues and some people have actually gone even further than that. check out this website. this is rossresign.org an online petition calling on the san francisco sheriff to step down and avoid a costly recall effort. they want 50,000 signatures. right before this meeting started, we talked to the president of the board of supervisors and the district attorney. they say this is about turning around a bad trend, not the embattled sheriff. we specifically asked george
should not post online, a lot of stuff. this is one of them. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth wenger is in san francisco with the story of a video that has a police sergeant in hot water. >> reporter: it should be interesting to see what happens next. yeah, the biggest question is why? it's pretty astonishing video. it was taken in broad daylight so you think that's the time when typically a lot of cars, a lot of traffic here at the broadway tunnel. and so the driver started here ee here at larkin and gunned it through the tunnel to chinatown. here's the video. [ engine revs ] >> reporter: it was posted on sergeant carl t's facebook page and was first obtained by sfist. it was seen in the broadway tunnel in a matter of seconds. there is no way to identify who was driving but in the comments section of the facebook page, he even bragged, we were all drunk. folks we showed the video to were shocked but others say since there were no other drivers around, no harm no foul. >> is he going to lose his dog in that's very reckless. >> took advantage because he was a cop. >> probably want to do it diff
-speed joyride through a tunnel in town. elizabeth wenger reports. >> reporter: the video is astonishing. he is changing his story but the first question is why. why would a san francisco cop post this on facebook to begin with? the video shows a driver at larkin and zooming top speeds. check this out. that clip was posted on sergeant carl t's facebook page in september. it appears to show him driving 100 miles per hour in the lamborghini through the broadway tunnel in seconds. there is no way to actually identify who is driving. in the comments section of his facebook page he bragged, we were all drunk. some people were surprised who saw the videos. others say since there were no other cars around, no harm, no foul. >> definitely safe. >> is he going to lose his job? that's reckless. >> he only took advantage of it because he is a cop. >> he probably would want to do it differently or not at all. >> reporter: the officer is changing his story. he told a weekly newspaper he wasn't driving and they were never going 100 miles per hour. he south dade the comment about being drunk was a joke. h
'm elizabeth wenger, michelle is off today. time no is 5:29. -- now is 5:29. we'll have the latest on that investigation into the shooting in new york city coming up but first a check of the weather. we know people may be out and about visiting people today. >> a little bit of rain huh lawrence? >> watch the possibility for flooding especially this afternoon. the storm will again pack a punch not the biggest one we've seen but nonetheless the ground is already saturated. you can see it diving into the bay area right now. in fact the hi-def doppler radar is picking up showers in the north bay. in the afternoon that's when the storm system races through the bay area. the temperatures a little cool right now. 30s and some 40s around the bay area. this afternoon could be very stormy. even the possibility of isolated thunderstorms, highs only in the low to about mid 50s. more showers for tomorrow as well and hopefully we'll catch a break in the storeny weather. back to you. >>> thank you lawrence. and just a quick update on the traffic information. still all lanes blocked northbound 880
wenger. frank and michelle have the morning off. time now 4:29. >> and at such an early hour, never too early to check in with weather so here's mr. karnow. >> good morning, guys. it looks like like a wet start to the day if you are heading out on the roads. we have some showers showing up now. just how long will they stick around and are there more storms to come? we'll talk about that coming up. >> yes. slick surfaces on the roads so be careful. we have reports of a problem in napa, highway 121 closed between ashlar and hagan due to downed power lines. we'll have more details coming up. >>> funerals begin today for victims of the mass shooting. investigators still have not determined adam lanza's motive for killing his mother and 27 others. they say lanza still had a lot of unused ammunition friday when he killed himself as police apch
. >>> good morning and merry christmas. it is monday, december 25th. i'm elizabeth wenger, michelle is off. >> i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 now on this holiday morning. and they may be on the holiday -- are we going to go to lawrence first? we're just going to jump it. >> we've got grinches. >> fiscal cliff is not far om
. >> for more on the high surf, let's check in with elizabeth wenger in the weather center. >> reporter: a few more hours and we'll see that high surf advisory in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. that's when it's set to expire but obviously those are pretty powerful breaking waves. once that advisory expires, it's this. the cold temperatures that we'll be dealing with overnight. check out the temperatures already. right now, pretty cool. 48 in redwood city. only 43 in fairfield. and napa 42 degrees. so overnight, some places especially in the north bay or east bay interior valleys going to see temperatures below freezing. partly cloudy skies, and checking our satellite and radar picture, any rain chances they are out of here for now. low pressure moves south towards monterey county. so when will the rain make a comeback towards the bay area? we'll let you know plus a look at your seven-day forecast coming up. >>> more than three dozen people are homeless tonight after a fire ripped through several apartment buildings in the mission district. it broke out at 9:30 this morning on 23rd street and sp
'm elizabeth wenger, michelle griego has the day off. >> and the weather christmas grinch. >> merry christmas guys. hey folks if you're up this morning i'm glad santa's already been here. going to see heavy rain and maybe some thunderstorms and we'll talk about that coming up. >>> and here's a live look right now at a very empty golden gate bridge. traffic is superlight so far on this christmas morning. we'll continue to show you traffic conditions across the bay area and plus an update on mass transit in a few minutes. >> by the way we love you lawrence. >> thank you. >>> 4:30 on christmas day now. new signs show the democrats on capitol hill may be moving forward on a plan to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff next week. they left congress on friday with a promise to return after christmas. er
may flood bay area road ways.... plus - we may see thunderstorms this morning. th wenger i >> it's raining and we may see some thunderstorms later this morning. more details from elizabeth in a minute. >> more big area headlines. tomorrow the restaurant in texas was -- in san francisco holding its annual toy drive. people can drop off place from 6:00 a.m. to midnight. 333 geary boulevard. it's right next to union square. this is the 12th consecutive year for the toy drive. maher abdul help of the collection. the band site starting at 8:00 a.m. >> santa will be helping to. >> hundreds of happy kids in the south bay. the 26th annual holiday party. 1700 families at the fairgrounds. parents of kids in need were able to put out food and gifts for the holidays. >>> that to her weather forecast. it is really coming down. >> it looks like the sea at a bit heavier than what we saw yesterday. it's been a wet few days. hard for holiday shoppers and travelers. our exclusive high def doppler tracking at all. you see that yellow and orange. that is the heaviest rain falling. it looks like a he
morning. it's monday, december 17. i'm brian hackney. >> i'm elizabeth wenger. frank and michelle have the morning off. time is now 6:30. now hi-def doppler getting a workout. we have rain all over the bay area. >> we are seeing scattered showers now. we have some storms out there, some cold storms that are heading our direction. this one a fairly weak system that's just sliding on by but enough to make the roads slick out the door. we have scattered showers a stronger cell making its way in toward vallejo and hercules. watch out for that system moving through. more showers on the way. and more storms too. we'll have more on that coming up. >>> thank you, lawrence. for our top story this morning, there are no classes today at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. officials aren't sure if the school now will ever reopen. >> the first funerals too are planned for today. and two of the children who were first killed in the first grade classroom will be laid to rest. investigators haven't determined the gunman's motive for killing his mother at home and then 27 others at hi
mallicoat. >> that's right and i'm elizabeth wenger, michelle has the morning off. >> and we begin somewhere some breaking news in the south bay. firefighters are at the scene of a three alarm fire in campbell. this is at the engineering building intersection of bell and division. no word on what may have started the fire. we will have the very latest information as soon as we get it but some live pictures there you can see a number of firefighters on the scene. and as we mentioned more coming up a little bit later. >>> okay. and we're going to i think start off with some traffic information of course we want toilet you know that the nimitz freeway has reopened northbound 880 right there approaching fruitvale avenue. they just reopened it a little bit before 6:30. so better news now for the nimitz freeway if you are traveling. visiting friends or program and frying to use the -- family and trying to use the nimitz. all lanes open the traffic alert is now officially canceled. still here, delays eastbound 08 # approach -- 580 approaching mcarthur boulevard. and your bridges so far moving fine
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